Sen. Bill Nelson address on March 4, 2017

Our environment is the lifeblood of our state, we must fight to protect it.

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Almost ten years ago, the BP Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf. Two members of the commission charged with studying the disaster had this to say about the administration’s reckless push to gut offshore safety rules:

We learned from Deepwater Horizon disaster that we must do more to protect workers, waters, wildlife and economy from hazards of offshore drilling.

Fighting to protect Florida’s unique environment has, is, and will always be a top priority for Bill Nelson. It's an honor to have the support of the NRDC Action Fund.

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On International Women’s Day, it’s important to remember that we all succeed when no one is left behind. As the march towards progress presses on, you can count on Bill Nelson to be there every step of the way.

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We should listen to common sense, not the NRA.

Scott’s plans – a minimum age of 21 to buy any firearm, the banning of “bump stocks” that can make a semi-automatic weapon fire faster and $500 million in funding for mental health initiatives and school safety – meant that Scott “listened to the NRA” instead of the people of Florida, ...

Sen. Bill Nelson is calling on Congress to reinstate the assault weapon restrictions that were in place from 1994 - 2004.

The key provision of the assault weapons bill was a ban on high-capacity magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds.|By Christopher Ingraham

Sen. Bill Nelson is calling on Congress to restrict these military-style assault rifles and expand background checks for anyone acquiring a gun.

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson elaborated on his support to ban assault rifles and implement more comprehensive background checks in order to purchase a gun.

What happened at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School can be a turning point — but only if we demand it. Let's listen to these kids and enact commonsense gun legislation to protect our communities.

Join Bill Nelson and demand action to protect our communities from gun violence >>

Florida's environment is too important to risk. Help us protect our coast by signing our petition today!

Join Bill Nelson and sign our petition opposing oil drilling off Florida's coast >>

Offshore oil drilling threatens our environment and our economy. We must not allow it off our coast. Period.

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Bill Nelson has always fought for Florida, but he needs your support now to help him keep fighting. Join the team today!

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On the one year anniversary of the Women's March, Bill Nelson is again proud to stand with women marching across Florida and our nation.

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Honored to have the support of the League of Conservation Voters. Ever since I was a young congressman, I’ve been fighting to protect Florida’s unique environment and I'm not going to stop now.

Washington, D.C. – The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund, which works to elect candidates who will implement sound environmental policies, announced today its endorsement of Senator Bill Nelson for re-election to the U.S. Senate. A lifelong Floridian, Senator Nelson is devoted to pro...

“When a major storm is heading towards our state, we have to make sure people have access to the gas they need to get out of harm’s way,” Sen. Bill Nelson said. “A Florida gas reserve would not only help prevent some of the gas shortages we saw ahead of Hurricane Irma, but would also help ensure that our first responders have the fuel they need to help people during and after the storm.”

Sen. Bill Nelson filed legislation Tuesday to provide some much needed tax relief to individuals and small businesses hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria.

U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson filed legislation Tuesday to provide some much needed tax relief to individuals and small businesses hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Senate announced. One of the groups Nelson’s bill is targeting are Florida’s citrus growers who|By CBS 12 News

Florida Sens. Bill Nelson and Marco Rubio continue to keep pressure on President Donald Trump to aid Puerto Rico, calling on him to “leverage all available resources to assist those affected by this natural disaster.”

Ask Trump to elevate response